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Pleasant Hill Police to Add “Boy” to Force Pleasant Hill Police to Add “Boy” to Force
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 29, 2017 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department will soon be adding a K-9 named “Boy” to the force. Boy will begin training with his handler, Officer Jason Burke on July 24, 2017.
Texting and Driving After July 1 Could Cost You Texting and Driving After July 1 Could Cost You
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 28, 2017 – On Saturday, July 1, 2017, the texting and driving law (Senate File 234) will go into effect. The Pleasant Hill Police Department advises drivers to put down their electronic communication device to avoid distractions.
Violation of No Contact Order Leads to Arrest Violation of No Contact Order Leads to Arrest
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 26, 2017 – On Friday, June 23 at 6:02 p.m., the Pleasant Hill Police Department received a 911 call to 1250 NE 56th Street for a domestic incident. Upon the arrival of the responding officer, he observed a male fitting the description of the alleged perpetrator. As the Officer approached Juan Carlos Martinez, a male 27 years of age, he began to walk away from the Officer.
Pleasant Hill Receives Prairie Meadows Legacy Grant for $100,000 to begin Development of Park Pleasant Hill Receives Prairie Meadows Legacy Grant for $100,000 to begin Development of Park
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 20, 2017 – The Prairie Meadows Grant Advisory Committee and the Prairie Meadows Board of Directors have approved a Legacy Grant to the City of Pleasant Hill in the amount of $100,000 for the development of Hickory Glen Park.
Copper Creek Lake Park Receives New Sign Copper Creek Lake Park Receives New Sign
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 14, 2017 – Copper Creek Lake Park has received a new iconic sign welcoming citizens to the park and the Pleasant Hill community. On Friday, June 16 at 5:00 p.m., we invite the community to join us for a ribbon cutting event dedicating the sign to Copper Creek Lake Park.
Pleasant Hill Police Reveals New Badge Design Pleasant Hill Police Reveals New Badge Design
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 6, 2017 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department revealed a new badge design that is easily identifiable with the City’s seal and is customized to match the patches on the officer’s uniforms.
Don Sandor, Retiring City Manager Leaves Legacy  Don Sandor, Retiring City Manager Leaves Legacy
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 31, 2017 – On December 3, 2007, Don Sandor became the fourth City Manager for the City of Pleasant Hill. During his tenure, he has certainly created a legacy that will be missed by many.
Fireworks Terms and Usage are Limited in Pleasant Hill Fireworks Terms and Usage are Limited in Pleasant Hill
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 24, 2017 – Pleasant Hill City Council voted on Tuesday evening to limit the usage and sale of fireworks. The terms voted upon would go into effect on June 1, the same day the Iowa state law goes into effect.
City Launches New Registration Software Program City Launches New Registration Software Program
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 22, 2017 – The City of Pleasant Hill has launched a new online registration module to make it easier and for residents and City staff to register for Parks & Recreation programs and reserve a park shelter. SportsMan SQL is user-friendly software program that provides ease of use for residents and supports staff with reporting of results.
Seniors give back to Eastern Polk Communities during Annual SCIP Day Seniors give back to Eastern Polk Communities during Annual SCIP Day
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 18, 2017 – On Friday, May 19, 2017, seniors from Southeast Polk Community High School will give back to the communities in Eastern Polk County during the annual Senior Community Involvement Project (SCIP). Seniors will cleanup areas in Altoona, Mitchellville, Runnells, and Pleasant Hill.
Pleasant Hill’s Newest City Park Has Been Named Pleasant Hill’s Newest City Park Has Been Named
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 25, 2017 – Chosen from over 115 entries, Hickory Glen Park is the name of the new 77-acre park southwest of Four Mile Elementary. The name of this signature park was submitted by lifelong Pleasant Hill resident, Emily Bainter.
City of Pleasant Hill and Pleasant Hill Lions Club Educate Fourth Grade Students about Arbor Day City of Pleasant Hill and Pleasant Hill Lions Club Educate Fourth Grade Students about Arbor Day
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 25, 2017 – The City of Pleasant Hill and the Pleasant Hill Lions Club will be visiting fourth grade students at Pleasant Hill and Four Mile Elementary on Friday, April 28 to celebrate Arbor Day. The students will learn about the benefits of trees, how to care for them, and how planting them within our community helps give back.
Elementary Students Name Goose and Gander at Pleasant Hill Police Station Elementary Students Name Goose and Gander at Pleasant Hill Police Station
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 18, 2017 – The goose and gander returned another year for the protection of the Pleasant Hill Police Department for the birth of their goslings. To ensure the officers know what to call the goose and gander for future years, the department involved the kindergarten and elementary students at Four Mile Elementary and Pleasant Hill Elementary.
Julie & David Pellegrino are the Proud Rain Barrel Winners Julie & David Pellegrino are the Proud Rain Barrel Winners
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 14, 2017 – Selected from more than 85 entries, Julie & David Pellegrino, residents of Pleasant Hill are winners of the 2017 rain barrel contest. The contest ran through the month of March and gave residents a chance to complete a brief survey about ways to protect stormwater.
City of Pleasant Hill giving away wood chip mulch, compost City of Pleasant Hill giving away wood chip mulch, compost
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 11, 2017 – The City of Pleasant Hill will be offering free wood chip mulch and compost for residents on Saturday, Apr. 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the parking lot west of the library. The compost given away is in partnership with Metro Waste Authority and is a natural soil fertilizer made from yard waste collected through the Compost It! program.
Carnegie Medal to be Awarded to Damian Bell for Extraordinary Civilian Heroism Carnegie Medal to be Awarded to Damian Bell for Extraordinary Civilian Heroism
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – March 15, 2017 – On Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m., Damian Bell will be awarded a CARNEGIE MEDAL from Mayor Sara Kurovski during a Pleasant Hill City Council meeting after saving the life of Richard G. Rauzi. Bell is one of 93 recipients to receive a medal during 2016 on behalf of the CARNEGIE HERO FUND COMMISSION.
Two City Employees Retire After 38 Years of Combined Service Two City Employees Retire After 38 Years of Combined Service
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – March 9, 2017 – On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, James (Jim) Thomas and Sandi Franks will be recognized for their years of service with the City of Pleasant Hill during the City Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. Each of these employees has exemplified excellent service during their combined 38 years
City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – March 1, 2017 – Last night, the Pleasant Hill City Council unanimously approved the City’s FY 2018 budget, totaling $45.1 million. The budget is a reflection of the Pleasant Hill Mayor and City Council’s priorities set forth and serve as a policy-making tool for the community.
Residents Encouraged to Take Advantage of $75 Reimbursement to  Install a Rain Barrel Residents Encouraged to Take Advantage of $75 Reimbursement to Install a Rain Barrel
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – February 24, 2017 – The City of Pleasant Hill encourages residents to take advantage of the rain barrel cost-share program, which provides financial assistance to install a rain barrel.
City of Pleasant Hill Hires Jennifer Bartles as Community Development Clerk City of Pleasant Hill Hires Jennifer Bartles as Community Development Clerk
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – February 22, 2017 – The City of Pleasant Hill is pleased to announce the recent hire of Jennifer Bartles as the Community Development Clerk. Bartles assumed her position on Monday, Feb. 13.
 Pleasant Hill Granted Home Base Iowa Status Pleasant Hill Granted Home Base Iowa Status
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – February 14, 2017 – The State of Iowa has named the City of Pleasant Hill as the next Home Base Iowa Community. In an event on Friday, Governor Branstad will be recognizing the community for the new status. In partnership with local businesses and the East Polk Innovation Collaborative (EPIC), the Pleasant Hill City Council adopted a resolution of support in August 2016 to become a Home Base Iowa Community. Nineteen businesses in Pleasant Hill are already participating in the Home Based Iowa Business program.
Mayor Kurovski Announces Appointments to City of Pleasant Hill Boards and Commissions Mayor Kurovski Announces Appointments to City of Pleasant Hill Boards and Commissions
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – January 16, 2017 – The Pleasant Hill City Council approved new appointments on Library Board of Trustees and Public Arts Advisory Commission. These appointments play a vital role in city government and advise the Council on a wide-range of issues.
Pleasant Hill Marks Largest Construction Year in a Decade with $33.4 Million in New Permits Pleasant Hill Marks Largest Construction Year in a Decade with $33.4 Million in New Permits
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – January 12, 2017 – As the City of Pleasant Hill’s development momentum continues, the community experienced another year of steady growth in residential, industrial and commercial projects. The Community Development Department reports an estimated total of $33.4 million in new construction permits in 2016 – the largest private investment since 2006.
Pleasant Hill Police Officers Sworn In During City Council Meeting Pleasant Hill Police Officers Sworn In During City Council Meeting
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – January 10, 2017 – As Pleasant Hill continues to grow, so does the demand of public safety within the community. Pleasant Hill Police Chief Al Pizzano swore in one new Officer and seven Reserve Officers on Tuesday, Jan. 10 during a City Council meeting.
Pleasant Hill City Manager Don Sandor Announces Retirement Pleasant Hill City Manager Don Sandor Announces Retirement
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – January 10, 2017 – The Pleasant Hill City Council voted tonight to accept the letter of retirement from City Manager Don Sandor. Sandor has been serving as City Manager since December 2007.
CAN-tree Collection Brings Community Together to Fight Against Hunger During Holiday Season CAN-tree Collection Brings Community Together to Fight Against Hunger During Holiday Season
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 20, 2016 – City of Pleasant Hill employees and other community businesses joined together to fight against hunger by collecting canned goods, benefiting the Caring Hands Food Pantry in Eastern Polk County.
CAN-tree Collection Brings Community Together to Fight Against Hunger During Holiday Season CAN-tree Collection Brings Community Together to Fight Against Hunger During Holiday Season
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 20, 2016 – City of Pleasant Hill employees and other community businesses joined together to fight against hunger by collecting canned goods, benefiting the Caring Hands Food Pantry in Eastern Polk County.
City Accepts Donation Checks for Radio Communications System at SEP Junior & Senior High Schools City Accepts Donation Checks for Radio Communications System at SEP Junior & Senior High Schools
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 13, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill received $124,750 through grants and donations from community investors to assist with the radio communications purchase and installation at Southeast Polk Community School District Junior & Senior High School.
City of Pleasant Hill Longevity Service and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 13 in Council Chambers City of Pleasant Hill Longevity Service and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 13 in Council Chambers
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 9, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill will host their annual Longevity Service and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. The banquet will begin at 6 p.m. followed by an awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 5160 Maple Drive in Pleasant Hill.
Pleasant Hill Police Department Gives Back to Hospitalized Children Pleasant Hill Police Department Gives Back to Hospitalized Children
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 5, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department will be giving back to hospitalized children by distributing holiday gifts on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics at 2 p.m. The Police Department raised money during ‘No-shave November’ and wanted to give back to children and their families who may not be as fortunate to be home during the holidays.
Pleasant Hill Police Department Gives Back to Hospitalized Children Pleasant Hill Police Department Gives Back to Hospitalized Children
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 5, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department will be giving back to hospitalized children by distributing holiday gifts on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics at 2 p.m. The Police Department raised money during ‘No-shave November’ and wanted to give back to children and their families who may not be as fortunate to be home during the holidays.
City of Pleasant Hill Seeks Input to Name New City Park City of Pleasant Hill Seeks Input to Name New City Park
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 23, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill is seeking public input to name the new 77-acre City park located southwest of Four Mile Elementary School. The City purchased the land in November 2014. Suggestions for the park’s name may be submitted through Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Cops 4 Kids Gives Back to Families this Thanksgiving Cops 4 Kids Gives Back to Families this Thanksgiving
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 22, 2016 – In the spirit of the Holidays, this Thanksgiving, the Cops 4 Kids program is giving back to families less fortunate. The program adopted six families with young children and presented them with the opportunity to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal.
Body Cameras Will Increase Transparency for the Pleasant Hill Police Department Body Cameras Will Increase Transparency for the Pleasant Hill Police Department
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 21, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department has joined the growing list of law enforcement agencies by outfitting officers with WatchGuard body cameras. The new body cameras will increase police transparency and accountability for citizens within our community.
Pleasant Hill Police Will Participate in Traffic Enforcement Project Pleasant Hill Police Will Participate in Traffic Enforcement Project
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 17, 2016 – Pleasant Hill Police officers, along with numerous other Iowa law enforcement agencies will participate in an Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP) during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, November 20-27, 2016. This is the first of many sTEP projects scheduled for the 2016-2017 program year.
Iowa Food Cooperative to Host Pilot Program in Pleasant Hill Iowa Food Cooperative to Host Pilot Program in Pleasant Hill
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 14, 2016 – Pleasant Hill is partnering with the Iowa Food Cooperative to provide a new distribution site to bring local product purchasing opportunities to the community. The Iowa Food Cooperative hosts a unique platform for consumers to order local Iowa products online on a bi-weekly basis. The distribution site will be available as a pilot location in Pleasant Hill through February. Pleasant Hill could become a permanent distribution site for the Iowa Food Cooperative, if the pilot period is successful.
Pleasant Hill and Altoona Police Department’s Invite Communities to Chili Feed & Silent Auction Pleasant Hill and Altoona Police Department’s Invite Communities to Chili Feed & Silent Auction
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 10, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill and Altoona Police Department’s invite community members to join them for their annual Cops 4 Kids Chili Feed & Silent Auction, a fundraising tool used to purchase Christmas gifts for deserving families within Eastern Polk County.
Applications Now Being Accepted for LIHEAP Applications Now Being Accepted for LIHEAP
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 3, 2016 – Applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for the 2016-2017 program year are being accepted at the IMPACT Community Action Partnership office in Ankeny now through April 30, 2017.
Public Open House Unveiling Park Plans for the New 77-acre Park, Southeast of Four Mile Elementary Public Open House Unveiling Park Plans for the New 77-acre Park, Southeast of Four Mile Elementary
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 1, 2016 – On Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 an open house will be held to unveil the master plan for the 77-acre new park located southwest of Four Mile Elementary. The open house will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Doanes Park Youth Center, 5050 Doanes Park Road in Pleasant Hill.
Officer Dakovich moved to Detective Investigations Officer Dakovich moved to Detective Investigations
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 24, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill has moved one police officer who has 12 years of experience with the Police Department to the rank of detective. Officer Heidi Dakovich has moved into the Detective position and will work alongside Detective Ron Zimmerman, who has been in the detective role three years.
Pleasant Hill Police Investigate External Threat at SEP School District’s Secondary Campus Pleasant Hill Police Investigate External Threat at SEP School District’s Secondary Campus
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 3, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department (PHPD) received notification of a possible external threat at Southeast Polk School District’s secondary campus around 10:15 a.m. The reported threat was a possible drive-by-incident at Southeast Polk High School.
Police Chiefs to Discuss Crime Trends with Senator Joni Ernst Police Chiefs to Discuss Crime Trends with Senator Joni Ernst
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 30, 2016 – Mayor Sara Kurovski and Pleasant Hill Police Chief Alfonso Pizzano are meeting with Senator Joni Ernst, the Division of Public Safety Leadership and police executives from across Iowa to discuss crime trends in Iowa. This interactive meeting is being held at the Pleasant Hill Police Department on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.
UPDATE: Person Has Been Identified and Arrested UPDATE: Person Has Been Identified and Arrested
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 28, 2016 – On the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 28, Pleasant Hill Police were investigating a citizen’s call regarding individuals breaking into vehicles in a Pleasant Hill neighborhood. When officers approached the subjects they ran. After relocating one of the individuals that ran, the officer inquired and found a change of clothing in his backpack and stolen property. The individual was identified as a juvenile male, was questioned, charged and later released.
Pleasant Hill Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Male in Dash Cam Video Pleasant Hill Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Male in Dash Cam Video
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 27, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Police is requesting the public’s to help identify and locate the white male shown in the dash cam video.
In-Home Daycare Charged with Child Endangerment In-Home Daycare Charged with Child Endangerment
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 22, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department completed an investigation on a licensed in-home daycare provider. The original report involved a child who was taken to the hospital by her mother with bite injuries. Following the investigation, charges were filed on Cindy Marie Holt, age 49 and Amanda Mae Holt, age 23.
Cops 4 Kids Receives $2,500 Grant from Walmart Foundation Cops 4 Kids Receives $2,500 Grant from Walmart Foundation
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 20, 2016 – As part of Walmart and the Walmart Foundation’s commitment to create opportunities so people can live better by creating a positive impact in the communities they serve, a $2,500 grant has been awarded to the Cops 4 Kids program. Through this grant, Christmas gifts will be purchased for deserving families within Eastern Polk County.
City of Pleasant Hill Seeks Applicants for Public Arts Advisory Commission City of Pleasant Hill Seeks Applicants for Public Arts Advisory Commission
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 29, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill is seeking applications for seven members to be appointed on the Public Arts Advisory Commission. These volunteers will help shape our city and assist in making decisions that impact the parks we play in, the roads we drive on, the neighborhoods we live in, and much more!
Increased Traffic Enforcement During Iowa State Fair Increased Traffic Enforcement During Iowa State Fair
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 5, 2016 – Pleasant Hill Police Officers will increase traffic enforcement during the Iowa State Fair, August 11-21, 2016. To keep yourself safe, please take the time to buckle up, slow down, and drive defensively in your travels.
City Accepts Donation Check for Radio Communication System at SEP Junior & Senior High Schools City Accepts Donation Check for Radio Communication System at SEP Junior & Senior High Schools
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 5, 2016 – City of Pleasant Hill Mayor Sara Kurovski, along with City Manager Don Sandor, and Police Chief Al Pizzano, accepted a $5,000 donation from Care Initiatives – Parkridge Specialty Care to assist with the radio communication purchase and installation at Southeast Polk Community School District Junior & Senior High School.
City of Pleasant Hill Announces Pat & Lisa Bruner as Winners of the Rain Barrel Contest City of Pleasant Hill Announces Pat & Lisa Bruner as Winners of the Rain Barrel Contest
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 5, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill announces Pat & Lisa Bruner as winners of the rain barrel contest. The contest ran through the month of July and gave residents a chance to learn about ways to protect stormwater.
City of Pleasant Hill Installs New Bike Repair Station  City of Pleasant Hill Installs New Bike Repair Station
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 28, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill is making sure bicyclists have access to many of the tools needed to help ensure their rides are trouble-free by installing a bike repair station at Copper Creek Lake Park, near the Grow-Play-Live bike racks.
Mayor Kurovski Announces Board, Commission and Committee Appointments  Mayor Kurovski Announces Board, Commission and Committee Appointments
The Pleasant Hill City Council approved new appointments on the Cemetery Committee, Library Board, and Parks & Recreation Commission to represent the City of Pleasant Hill’s community and growing business leaders. The new appointments began serving July 1, 2016.
After 20 Years, Building Clerk Ruth Mattix to Retire from the City of Pleasant Hill After 20 Years, Building Clerk Ruth Mattix to Retire from the City of Pleasant Hill
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 7, 2016 – After a career spanning two decades, Ruth Mattix, Building Clerk in the Community Development Department will be retiring from the City of Pleasant Hill on July 27, 2016
After 20 Years, Building Clerk Ruth Mattix to Retire from the City of Pleasant Hill After 20 Years, Building Clerk Ruth Mattix to Retire from the City of Pleasant Hill
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 7, 2016 – After a career spanning two decades, Ruth Mattix, Building Clerk in the Community Development Department will be retiring from the City of Pleasant Hill on July 27, 2016
Pleasant Hill Police Department Offers Burglary Prevention Tips Pleasant Hill Police Department Offers Burglary Prevention Tips
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 1, 2016 –Over the past few days, Pleasant Hill and other surrounding communities have experienced a rash of car burglaries during the overnight hours. Burglars see unlocked vehicles and homes as a target opportunity – don’t let it be you!
Pleasant Hill Becomes Bravo Greater Des Moines Partner Pleasant Hill Becomes Bravo Greater Des Moines Partner
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 30, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill will officially become a partner with Bravo Greater Des Moines on July 1, 2016, becoming the 17th municipality to support arts, culture and heritage in this regional collaboration. Bravo provides funding and support to participating cities and arts organizations to elevate the arts as vital contributors to the region’s vibrant quality of life.
Border Collie Rescued by Firefighters After Chasing Ducks in Copper Creek Lake Border Collie Rescued by Firefighters After Chasing Ducks in Copper Creek Lake
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 24, 2016 –The Pleasant Hill Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to Copper Creek Lake today to rescue a Border Collie who had slipped his owners collar.
Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation Receives Paint Grant  Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation Receives Paint Grant
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 22, 2016 –Two new storage sheds for use by the Pleasant Hill Soccer Club will soon be painted thanks to a grant the Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation Department received on behalf of the Pleasant Hill Soccer League. The grant was awarded through the Paint Iowa Beautiful program administered by Keep Iowa Beautiful and paint provided by Diamond Vogel Paint Company. The program provides free paint to a wide variety of public service projects throughout Iowa.
Chief Al Pizzano Honored During Annual NYPD Medal Day Ceremony Chief Al Pizzano Honored During Annual NYPD Medal Day Ceremony
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 9, 2016 – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton honored 53 members of the New York City Police Department; including Pleasant Hill Police Chief Al Pizzano, retired NYPD Captain of the Emergency Service Unit at the annual NYPD Medal Day ceremony.
Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation Challenges Residents to Hunt for Gold in City Parks this Summer Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation Challenges Residents to Hunt for Gold in City Parks this Summer
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 9, 2016 –The City of Pleasant Hill’s Parks and Recreation Department has issued a hunt for lost gold at Doanes, Dar Mar, Oak Hill, Sunrise, Copper Creek Lake, and Sunset Parks, during the weeks of June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; and August 1.
 Elks National Foundation Grants Elks Lodge in Pleasant Hill $2,000 to Plant Trees at Sunrise Park Elks National Foundation Grants Elks Lodge in Pleasant Hill $2,000 to Plant Trees at Sunrise Park
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 7, 2016 –The Elks National Foundation, Inc. approved a Beacon Grant to Elks Lodge #98 in Pleasant Hill in the amount of $2,000 for the purchase of trees to be planted at Sunrise Park. The purchase and installation of the trees helps build a stronger community with our youth within the Southeast Polk Community School District.
Prairie Meadows Grants City $50,000 for Communication System at SEP Junior and Senior High Schools Prairie Meadows Grants City $50,000 for Communication System at SEP Junior and Senior High Schools
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 6, 2016 – The Prairie Meadows Grant Advisory Committee and the Prairie Meadows Board of Directors have approved a Community Betterment Grant to the City of Pleasant Hill on behalf of the Police Department in the amount of $50,000 for the purchase and installation of an interior and exterior antenna system within the Southeast Polk Junior and Senior High Schools to facilitate emergency communication.
20 Awesome Girl Cops Will Pull Cargo Plane at Des Moines International Airport 20 Awesome Girl Cops Will Pull Cargo Plane at Des Moines International Airport
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 2, 2016 – On Saturday, June 4, 2016, Special Olympics Iowa will host their third annual Plane Pull at Des Moines International Airport presented by the Lohse Foundation. This event brings together teams of up to 20 people attempting to pull a 120,000-pound UPS 757 across the tarmac, with the hopes of achieving top honors in one of the four categories: fastest pull (in each of the seven divisions), grand champion, top fundraising team and best team costume.
Pickleball League Now Open to Public on Sunday’s at Doanes Park Tennis Courts Pickleball League Now Open to Public on Sunday’s at Doanes Park Tennis Courts
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 2, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation has increased recreational opportunities for Pleasant Hill residents by adding pickleball. Pickleball is an exciting sport that is a cross between tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. The league will be held on Sunday’s from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Doanes Park Tennis Courts, 4900 Doanes Park Road in Pleasant Hill.
Pleasant Hill Police Department Hires New Officers Pleasant Hill Police Department Hires New Officers
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (May 23, 2016) – The Pleasant Hill Police Department welcomes its newest officers, Jason Catrenich and Randall (Randy) Rice. Both officers were sworn in by Mayor Sara Kurovski on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the City Council meeting.
Students to Give Back during Senior SCIP Day Students to Give Back during Senior SCIP Day
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (May 19, 2016) – On Friday, May 20, 2016, seniors from Southeast Polk Community High School will give back to the communities in Eastern Polk County during the annual Senior Community Involvement Project (SCIP). Seniors will clean up areas in the Cities of Altoona, Mitchellville, Runnells, and Pleasant Hill.
Facilities at Doanes Park Receive Immense Improvements Facilities at Doanes Park Receive Immense Improvements
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 5, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill takes great pride in our City parks. Recent improvements made to the concession stand and garage at Doanes Park will increase usability and aesthetics for those visiting and utilizing these spaces.
City of Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill Lions Club to Observe Arbor Day on April 29 City of Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill Lions Club to Observe Arbor Day on April 29
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 25, 2016 – Mayor Sara Kurovski has proclaimed Friday, April 29 to be Arbor Day in the City of Pleasant Hill. In celebration of Arbor Day, the City and the Pleasant Hill Lions Club will be visiting fourth-graders at Pleasant Hill Elementary and Southeast Polk Four Mile Elementary Schools; educating students on the importance of trees, how to care for them, and how planting them within our community helps to give back.
Supreme Court of Iowa Rules in Favor of the City of Pleasant Hill and the Use of TIF Supreme Court of Iowa Rules in Favor of the City of Pleasant Hill and the Use of TIF
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 22, 2016 – Today, the Supreme Court of Iowa affirmed the Iowa District Court ruling in favor of the City of Pleasant Hill in a case brought forward by the Concerned Citizens of Southeast Polk School District in a case regarding the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for urban renewal areas.
City of Pleasant Hill Unveils Redesigned Website with Improved Mobile Access City of Pleasant Hill Unveils Redesigned Website with Improved Mobile Access
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – March 31, 2016 – Today, the City of Pleasant Hill unveiled their new website, pleasanthilliowa.org. The new look is optimized to be more visual, mobile friendly, and easier to use.
City of Pleasant Hill Promotes a Healthy Lifestyle Change by Making Parks and Trails Tobacco-free City of Pleasant Hill Promotes a Healthy Lifestyle Change by Making Parks and Trails Tobacco-free
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (March 21, 2016) – On February 23, 2016 the Pleasant Hill City Council unanimously voted in favor of the health of Pleasant Hill citizens by making all city parks and trails tobacco free. Under this new policy, no person is allowed to use any form of tobacco in city parks or trails.
City Council Approves FY 2017 Budget City Council Approves FY 2017 Budget
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (March 8, 2016) – Tonight the Pleasant Hill City Council unanimously approved the City’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget totaling $28.5 million. The budget as adopted, maintains for the seventh consecutive year a property tax rate of $11.65 per $1,000 valuation.
New Complete Streets policy commits to designing streets for all users New Complete Streets policy commits to designing streets for all users
PLEASANT HILL, IA (March 16, 2016) – The City of Pleasant Hill is proud to announce the adoption of a Complete Streets Policy to support roadway design that accommodates all transportation modes and users. This policy is meant to enable economic growth, regional competitiveness, and active lifestyles, while providing improvements to existing roadways and redevelopments throughout our community. In November 2015, the City of Pleasant Hill adopted an updated Comprehensive Plan that included recommendations to explore a Complete Streets policy. The City continues to review and implement the Comprehensive Plan recommendations when appropriate.
Phone Scam Alert Phone Scam Alert
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – February 19, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department has been made aware of a phone scam involving a male caller who identifies himself as an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agent. According to the reporter, the male caller demands money from the victim or threatens the victim with arrest. The perpetrator instructs the victim to deposit money in an account to avoid arrest charges by the IRS.
Pleasant Hill Reports Highest Number of Construction Projects since 2008 Pleasant Hill Reports Highest Number of Construction Projects since 2008
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – January 25, 2016 – The City of Pleasant Hill’s Community Development Department has reported an estimated total of $28.8 million in new property valuation added to the City, the highest it’s been since 2012.
Pleasant Hill Public Library introduces 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Challenge Pleasant Hill Public Library introduces 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Challenge
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – January 18, 2016 – The Pleasant Hill Public Library introduces a fun and exciting reading program for children ages 0-5 years – 1,000 Books before Kindergarten! This program was specifically designed to give babies and toddlers the best start possible on lifelong reading and learning skills.
Pleasant Hill Fire Department Presents Lifesaving Awards Pleasant Hill Fire Department Presents Lifesaving Awards
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 15, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Fire Department will recognize three individuals for their noble service to their fellow citizens on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the Southeast Polk Community School District Board of Education meeting, beginning at 5:30 pm.
Council Member Leonard Murray Prepares to Leave Post after 8 years Council Member Leonard Murray Prepares to Leave Post after 8 years
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 15, 2015 – On Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 Leonard (Len) Murray, a City Council member, will be recognized for his 8 years of service to the community. During his consecutive terms on the Council, Len focused on repairing city infrastructure, hazard mitigation efforts and improvement of city delivery services. He took great pride while serving on the Council, and looks forward to serving in other capacities as the City continues to grow.
Supreme Court of Iowa Rules in Favor of the City of Pleasant Hill Supreme Court of Iowa Rules in Favor of the City of Pleasant Hill
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 11, 2015 – Today, the Supreme Court of Iowa filed a decision dismissing an appeal by the Concerned Citizens of Southeast Polk School District and Jessman Smith in a case regarding the voluntary annexation of land by the City of Pleasant Hill.
CAN-tree Collection Food Drive, Brings Community Together to Fight Against Hunger CAN-tree Collection Food Drive, Brings Community Together to Fight Against Hunger
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 7, 2015 – This holiday season, we invite you help spread the holiday cheer by participating in the CAN-tree Collection to benefit Caring Hands Food Pantry. The City of Pleasant Hill invites business and community members to help build a Christmas tree at City Hall out of canned goods to tackle hunger.
City of Pleasant Hill Longevity Service and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 8 in Council Chambers City of Pleasant Hill Longevity Service and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 8 in Council Chambers
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – December 1, 2015 – The City of Pleasant Hill will host the annual Longevity Service and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held in the City Council Chambers at 5160 Maple Drive in Pleasant Hill.
Protect Yourself, Your Kids Online Protect Yourself, Your Kids Online
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – November 5, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department is offering a free internet safety seminar for parents and youth on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 to 11:30 am in the Police Department Training Room. While technology provides an amazing amount of tools, safety of the Pleasant Hill residents, including youth is a top priority for the Police Department.
Police Department’s Partner to Host Chili Feed, Giving Back to Families in Eastern Polk County Police Department’s Partner to Host Chili Feed, Giving Back to Families in Eastern Polk County
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 29, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department and the Altoona Police Department are partnering to host the 5th Annual Cops 4 Kids Chili Feed on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 from 12 to 4 pm at Assembly Hall, 1250 NE 56th Street in Pleasant Hill. The Chili Feed is a fundraising tool the Pleasant Hill and Altoona Police Officers use to purchase Holiday gifts, which are then given to deserving families in Eastern Polk County.
Tree Pruning and Maintenance Workshop, Oct. 22 Tree Pruning and Maintenance Workshop, Oct. 22
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 20, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are partnering to conduct a tree pruning and maintenance workshop to demonstrate the correct techniques for pruning and caring for young trees. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm at Riley Resource Group, 4400 East University Avenue in Pleasant Hill.
Public Open House Unveiling Comprehensive Plan Public Open House Unveiling Comprehensive Plan
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 15, 2015 – On Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 an open house will be held to unveil the Comprehensive Plan and the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan recommendations for the community. The public is invited to attend the open house anytime between 4 and 7 p.m. at Riley Resource Group, 4400 E. University Avenue in Pleasant Hill. Members of the Consultant Team and City staff will be on hand to answer questions.
Preschool Story Time Engages Children about Fire Safety in Pleasant Hill Preschool Story Time Engages Children about Fire Safety in Pleasant Hill
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 7, 2015 – In observance of National Fire Prevention Week, the Pleasant Hill Fire Department visited with children about the importance of fire prevention and home safety during preschool story time today at the Pleasant Hill Public Library.
Pleasant Hill Police Department to Host Meet the Chief and Officer Event Pleasant Hill Police Department to Host Meet the Chief and Officer Event
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 6, 2015 – The City of Pleasant Hill recognizes the important role our community plays in keeping Pleasant Hill neighborhoods safe and strengthening community relationships. To continue fostering these relationships, the Pleasant Hill Police Department will host a
Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation Teamed Up To Plant 55 Trees around the City  Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation Teamed Up To Plant 55 Trees around the City
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – October 6, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill community has benefited from the ‘Trees for Kids’ event, which was held on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. This event allowed children to plant 55 trees around the city and those in attendance received a demonstration from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Native Trees and Shrubs about how to properly plant and maintain a tree and the benefits of having trees within our community.
Parks and Recreation Announces Fall Maintenance Schedule Parks and Recreation Announces Fall Maintenance Schedule
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (Sept. 29, 2015) – Pleasant Hill Parks and Recreation has announced estimated fall maintenance shut down dates that could potentially impact use of Pleasant Hill parks and amenities.
Pleasant Hill Firefighters’ Collect Winter Clothing to Keep Warm & Safe Kids at Pancake Breakfast Pleasant Hill Firefighters’ Collect Winter Clothing to Keep Warm & Safe Kids at Pancake Breakfast
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 28, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Firefighters’ Association is helping spread the warmth through the ‘Warm Kids, Warm Hearts’ campaign by collecting winter clothing at their annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 6:30 to 11 a.m. The items collected will be given to kids in the Southeast Polk School District.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor to swear-in new Police Chief, Al Pizzano; Community, Tuesday, Sept. 8 MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor to swear-in new Police Chief, Al Pizzano; Community, Tuesday, Sept. 8
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 2, 2015 – On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm, Mayor Sara Kurovski will swear Al Pizzano in as the Pleasant Hill Police Department’s next Police Chief.
Pleasant Hill Police Department Arrest Suspect for Threats  Pleasant Hill Police Department Arrest Suspect for Threats
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 1, 2015 – On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, the Pleasant Hill Police Department (PHPD) received information from Southeast Polk (SEP) Community School District regarding threats of violence made towards a school employee.
Fourmile Creek Watershed Management Plan Provides Leadership in Protecting Iowa’s Environment Fourmile Creek Watershed Management Plan Provides Leadership in Protecting Iowa’s Environment
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 28, 2015 – The Fourmile Creek Watershed Management Authority has adopted a sustainable environmental improvements plan for Fourmile Creek, a portion of which runs through the City of Pleasant Hill. The Fourmile Creek Watershed encompasses approximately 76,642 acres, covering 120 square miles primarily in Polk County.
Pleasant Hill Public Library Recognized for Accreditation Efforts Pleasant Hill Public Library Recognized for Accreditation Efforts
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 27, 2015 – Iowa Library Services has announced that the city of Pleasant Hill Public Library has met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Fifth Edition.”
Al Pizzano Named New Pleasant Hill Police Chief Al Pizzano Named New Pleasant Hill Police Chief
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 25, 2015 – Tonight the Pleasant Hill City Council approved the hire of Al Pizzano to the position of Police Chief, effective September 14, 2015. Pizzano was selected following a public open house and interview process. Chief Pizzano’s annual salary is $85,000.
Grand Prize Winners of the 2015 Summer Reading Program Announced Grand Prize Winners of the 2015 Summer Reading Program Announced
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 14, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Public Library presented $50 gift cards to the grand prize winners after completion of the summer reading program. This is the 32nd year of the program, which is open to children and adults from June 1st through August 1st. Participants keep track of the amount of time they read newspapers, textbooks, eBooks, or aloud to a child. The amount of time varies depending on the age of the participant.
Angela and Barry Grandgenett Win Rain Barrel Contest Angela and Barry Grandgenett Win Rain Barrel Contest
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 12, 2015 – The rain barrel contest started July 1st and ran through July 31st, giving residents the chance to enter online at pleasanthilliowa.org/stormwater, the Public Library, and City Hall.
Pleasant Hill Police to Conduct Special Traffic Safety Enforcement Pleasant Hill Police to Conduct Special Traffic Safety Enforcement
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 4, 2015 – Pleasant Hill Police officers will conduct a special traffic safety project August 12-23, 2015. To keep yourself safe, please take the time to buckle up, slow down, and drive defensively in your travels. This effort is part of the Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP).
City of Pleasant Hill Names Michael Sporleder as New Building Inspector City of Pleasant Hill Names Michael Sporleder as New Building Inspector
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 3, 2015 – Michael Sporleder has been named the new Building Inspector at the City of Pleasant Hill. Sporleder has a vast amount of experience in the construction industry, and assumed his position on July 27.
Pleasant Hill Police Seeking Public Help in Hy-Vee Theft Pleasant Hill Police Seeking Public Help in Hy-Vee Theft
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 28, 2015 – At about 8:08 p.m. on July 27, 2015 the Pleasant Hill Police Department was dispatched to Hy-Vee located at 4815 Maple Drive in Pleasant Hill on a report of a theft of two bottles of Courvoisier.
Community Invited to Public Forum to Meet Pleasant Hill Police Chief Finalists Community Invited to Public Forum to Meet Pleasant Hill Police Chief Finalists
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 24, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department invites the community to attend the public forum to meet the Police Chief finalists on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Doanes Park Youth Center, 4900 Doanes Park Road, Pleasant Hill.
Mayor Kurovski Announces Appointments to Boards and Commissions Mayor Kurovski Announces Appointments to Boards and Commissions
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 17, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill City Council approved the appointees nominated to serve on the City Boards and Commissions. The new appointments will begin serving immediately and will represent the City of Pleasant Hill’s community and growing business leaders.
Lemonade and cookie stand draws in several Pleasant Hill Police Officers and a Detective Lemonade and cookie stand draws in several Pleasant Hill Police Officers and a Detective
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 8, 2015 – Word of a lemonade stand and fresh homemade cookies quickly spread around the Pleasant Hill Police Department this afternoon.
City of Pleasant Hill Announces Two Promotions City of Pleasant Hill Announces Two Promotions
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 7, 2015 – The City of Pleasant Hill is pleased to announce the promotion on Madeline Sturms and Rick Courcier, two City employees. “Each of these promotions is well deserved as both Madeline and Rick bring many years of knowledge and experience that is an asset to each of their departments,” said Mayor Sara Kurovski.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Copper Creek Theatre Upgrades Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Copper Creek Theatre Upgrades
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – July 1, 2015 – Fridley Theatres’ Copper Creek in Pleasant Hill is pleased to announce it will a hold ribbon cutting ceremony for its recently renovated auditoriums onsite at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. The Copper Creek Theatre underwent a $1 million renovation project that includes the most significant changes to the facility since it opened on November 19, 1999.
Kids are Finding Lost Gold in Pleasant Hill City Parks Kids are Finding Lost Gold in Pleasant Hill City Parks
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 29, 2015 – The City of Pleasant Hill’s Parks and Recreation Department has issued a hunt for lost gold. Each week, one City park will contain five yellow nuggets and only one golden nugget. The hunt for gold includes parks within the City of Pleasant Hill Doanes, Dar Mar, Oak Hill, Sunrise, Copper Creek Lake, and Sunset.
Mayor Sara Kurovski Named Recipient of 2015 Meredith Emerging Women of Influence Award  Mayor Sara Kurovski Named Recipient of 2015 Meredith Emerging Women of Influence Award
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 16, 2015 – The Business Record has named Sara Kurovski, Mayor of Pleasant Hill as the recipient of the Meredith Emerging Women of Influence Award. Entering its sixteenth year, the Business Record’s Women of Influence awards celebrate the work of women who have made a difference personally or professional for other women to follow
Sgt. John Britt Retires from Pleasant Hill Police Department After 39 Years Sgt. John Britt Retires from Pleasant Hill Police Department After 39 Years
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 24, 2015 – Sgt. John Britt, who has worked in the city’s police department since 1990, is retiring on Tuesday, June 30. Britt’s law enforcement career started in 1976 at the Osceola Police Department where he worked for 14 years.
Residents Eligible for up to $75 Reimbursement to Install a Rain Barrel Residents Eligible for up to $75 Reimbursement to Install a Rain Barrel
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 23, 2015 – A new rain barrel cost-share program will provide Pleasant Hill residents financial assistance to install a rain barrel, which is a stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP) designed to improved water quality and reduce stormwater runoff.
Mayor Kurovski Announces City of Pleasant Hill’s Aa3 Rating and Positive Outlook from Moody’s Inves Mayor Kurovski Announces City of Pleasant Hill’s Aa3 Rating and Positive Outlook from Moody’s Inves
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – June 4, 2015 – Mayor Sara Kurovski announced today the Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the rating of an Aa3 to the City of Pleasant Hill’s $2.1M General Obligation (GO) Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2015. This ranking is the fourth highest ranking in Moody’s Long-term Corporation Obligation Rating. Moody’s Investors Service is considered among the world’s most respected and utilized sources for credit ratings, research and risk analysis; in addition to publishing credit opinions, fixed-income securities and other credit obligations.
Court of Appeals Affirms Ruling in Favor of the City of Pleasant Hill Court of Appeals Affirms Ruling in Favor of the City of Pleasant Hill
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 20, 2015 – Today, the Court of Appeals of Iowa filed a decision affirming the Iowa District Court ruling in favor of the City of Pleasant Hill in a case brought forward by the Concerned Citizens of Southeast Polk School District and Southeast Polk Community School District Board of Education.
In Home Daycare Charged with Child Abuse In Home Daycare Charged with Child Abuse
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 20, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department received a child abuse complaint about Christina Williamson, a non-registered in home daycare provider. Surveillance footage from the home was reviewed and the Police Department identified three victims whose families have been notified.
Fingerprinting Service Available at the Pleasant Hill Police Department Fingerprinting Service Available at the Pleasant Hill Police Department
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – May 18, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department offers fingerprinting services to the public at the Pleasant Hill Police Department, located at 5151 Maple Drive, Suite 1 in Pleasant Hill.
City of Pleasant Hill and Altoona Announce Fair Housing Accessibility Training City of Pleasant Hill and Altoona Announce Fair Housing Accessibility Training
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 29, 2015 – The City of Pleasant Hill’s Community Development Department and the City of Altoona’s Building Department are helping to bring the Fair Housing Accessibility Training to Prairie Meadows in Altoona. The training will educate developers and builders and provide them with the information needed to support those with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act.
City of Pleasant Hill to Observe Arbor Day on April 24 City of Pleasant Hill to Observe Arbor Day on April 24
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 20, 2015 – Mayor Sara Kurovski has proclaimed Friday, April 24 to be Arbor Day in the City of Pleasant Hill. The City urges citizens to participate in tree planting and maintenance programs to ensure a more beautiful Iowa and to nurture, protect, and wisely use Iowa’s natural wonder of trees. In celebration of Arbor Day, the City is seeking volunteers to help with the Earth Day Trash Bash event to clean up the area near Fourmile Creek.
City of Pleasant Hill Names Janet Wilwerding as Development and Communications Specialist City of Pleasant Hill Names Janet Wilwerding as Development and Communications Specialist
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – April 1, 2015 – Janet Wilwerding has been named Development and Communications Specialist at the City of Pleasant Hill. Wilwerding is an experienced marketing and communications leader, who assumed her position on Mar. 23.